Summer is here and next week marks the beginning of the 7th Annual Thursdays by the Lake concert series at The Mariners’ Museum featuring live music by some of the area’s hottest bands. The weekly concerts will take place on the banks of Lake Maury, overlooking the replica of the USS Monitor, on Thursday evenings from 6 to 10 p.m. beginning June 3 and continuing through July 15 .Enjoy summer at its very best on the banks of scenic Lake Maury as The Mariners’ Museum continues with its Thursday concert series with popular party/dance bands; Hotcakes!, FAB, Slapwater, Butter, Jackmove, Borderline Crazy, and the Heather Edwards Band!
The concerts are free and open to the public. Free admission to The Mariners’ Museum will be available prior to the concerts from 4 to 6 p.m. In addition, guests may take guided tours of the USS Monitor Center Conservation Facility from 5 to 6 p.m. The tours are on a first come-first basis. Sign up sheets will be available each Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs for seating. Adult beverages, soft drinks and a variety of grilled and “summer” foods will be available for purchase from the Museum’s Café.
June 3, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
Hotcakes is a group of extraordinary multi-talented performers, equipped with state-of-the-art sound equipment, and an impressive light show. Learn More
June 17, 2010 & July 22, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
Slapwater has a vast repertoire of songs in a variety of styles. An evening with Slapwater could range in musical variety from a soft dinner set to lively Rock ‘n Roll, Motown, Beach, Disco, Oldies, all of your favorite dance music. Learn More
June 24, 2010 & July 29, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
Butter is a 4 piece high-energy rock band based out of Virginia Beach that people love to dance to. Learn More
July 1, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
Jackmove is a high-energy Virginia Beach band featuring music from ska and punk to rock and reggae. Learn More
July 8, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
ROCK! DANCE! JUMP! & SHOUT!!! If you have been to a Borderline Crazy show, more than likely, you have done one (or all) of the above! Learn More
July 15, 2010 – 6:00 P.M.
The Heather Edwards Band
The Heather Edwards Band is a group of extraordinary talented musicians combining years of performing experience to bring a dynamic and exciting stage show to your venue! Learn More
Thank you for helping hunger in our community. Please drop off non-perishable goods into the Foodbank canister outside the main entrance to The Mariners’ Museum on the night of the concert.